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BELLEVILLE, Ill. – To provide a much-needed lifeline to small businesses in the Metro East, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, is urging businesses to apply for additional funding available through a new round of the Business Interruption Grant (BIG) program.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – State Rep Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is lauding the recent $16 million investment to provide over 1,000 unemployed Illinois residents with jobs aiding in the response effort toward the COVID-19 pandemic.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – State Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is bringing attention to the recent $36.7 million in federal funding received to continue fighting against the opioid crisis in Illinois and the expanded prevention and recovery programs it will fund.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, recently partnered with 21st Ward Alderman Howard B. Brookins, Jr. and Cook County Commissioner Stanley Moore to host their annual back-to-school fair for students and families.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – Ahead of the approaching school year for Chicago Public Schools (CPS), state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is appreciative of the Chicago Connected program aiming to provide free high speed internet to 100,000 students, and encourages ongoing efforts to implement creative solutions while CPS students continue remote learning.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, hopes to eliminate the stigma attached to mental health issues and work toward addressing the mental health crisis in our society.
VILLA PARK, Ill. – To help local families struggling to overcome ongoing economic uncertainty amid the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Deb Conroy, D – Villa Park, hosted a community diaper donation drive to benefit the Outreach House in Lombard.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – State Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is reminding residents who have not already done so to complete the 2020 Census by stressing the impact it will have on local funding and representation.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – State Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is highlighting the record breaking amount of money and property returned to Illinoisans through the ICASH program administered by the Treasurer’s office since 2015.
JOLIET, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, issued the following statement after learning of Exelon’s plans to close nuclear plants in Dresden and Byron:
CICERO, Ill. – As the Census draws to a close, state Rep. Lisa Hernández, D-Cicero, will host weekly Cafecito gatherings in front of her office to inform and encourage residents of her district to participate in the nationwide count.
CALUMET CITY, Ill. – State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, released the following statement calling on electricity provider ComEd to reimburse residents of Northern Illinois who were impacted by recent storms for the costs of damages to their homes and businesses:
DES PLAINES, Ill. – Ahead of the upcoming school year, state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is outlining the food distribution procedures of local schools which have been adjusted to accommodate remote learning and correspond with COVID-19 safety protocols.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – State Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, released the following statement on Thursday in regards to concerns about voting-by-mail this year:
CHICAGO – As economic obstacles still face many families and residents, state Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago, is highlighting utility relief programs made available in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Camille Y. Lilly, D-Chicago, is encouraging residents to take advantage of the extended deadline to recognize local seniors at the 2020 Senior Illinoisans Hall of Fame Awards.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – As an advocate of renewable energy and the economic benefits that go along with investment in it, state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, firmly supports the recent investment announced by Gov. J.B. Pritzker to construct the Green Era Renewable Energy and Urban Farming Campus on Chicago’s south side.
CHICAGO – To help ensure residents are able to remain in their homes through the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is highlighting Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s recent extension of the eviction moratorium through Saturday, Aug. 22.